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If you are looking for fun things to do in Florida, look no further than Florida Fringe Tourism. We display Florida tourist attractions and haunted places in Florida that are off the beaten path, full of dark secrets and haunted history. We show you haunted places in Florida that you can’t find on other Florida tourism and Florida vacation websites. Florida tourist attractions that are more than beaches and sunshine, and Florida tourism is more than what you see in those theme park brochures. Florida tourism is more about haunted places in Florida that provide fun things to do in Florida!

Visit Florida tourist attractions that are famous for their legends, haunted history, and paranormal lore. We offer coupons for shopping at metaphysical shops, discounts on admission to various Florida tourist attractions, and free to see fun things to do in Florida. We make Florida tourism like digging for buried pirate treasure, the deeper you dig, the more awesome Florida tourism you find!

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Offering a rich amount of haunted places in Florida to visit, we display such things as civil war battlefields, unexplained ruins from centuries ago, mysterious carvings in bedrock, and tons of reports of hauntings, ghosts, and witches!

FUN THINGS TO DO IN FLORIDA

We showcase strange and odd Florida tourist attractions like the world’s smallest post office and the world’s smallest police station. We display Florida’s beautiful state parks with natural beauty as well as mysterious geological phenomena. We guide you on tours of historical landmarks and ancient ruins, as well as unexplained man made carvings and native American relics that are centuries old. And if ghost hunting is your thing, we have plenty for you, too! Haunted cemeteries, famous burials, paranormal hot spots, ghosts and spirits that haunt houses, hotels, and Florida tourism locations.

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Florida tourism is known for paranormal and haunted locations around St. Augustine, but much of the state is shrouded in mysterious legends that few know about. We shed a light on these forgotten chunks of history, mysterious legends, and haunted lore!

Make your next Florida vacation more than the usual theme parks and beaches. Use Florida Fringe Tourism to find Florida tourism that will make a memorable trip through the most fun things to do in Florida.

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If you love ghost stories, historical mysteries, urban legends, oddities or off-beat tourist attractions, then you have found the perfect place to plan your Florida vacation! We showcase some of the best Florida tourist attractions that you won’t find on other tourism sites.

This is a collection of some of the most fun things to do in Florida, from eerie haunted cemeteries to famous (or infamous) legends. We take you on a tour of history’s forgotten secrets, from mysterious ruins to museums and nature walks. Love a good ghost tale? We have ghost towns, ghost lights, and ghost tours. Interested in history? We have centuries-old monuments and crumbling ruins. We offer you the most obscure and rare “fringe” sight seeing locations available.

Eastern Flight 401, the wreckage outside of Miami, Florida
Eastern Flight 401
in Miami
After this crash, salvaged parts were used as replacements in other planes, until the sightings of ghosts forced all the parts to be destroyed!
The Old Jail
in St. Augustine
Now a museum, the Old Jail tantalizes visitors with strange smells of roses, vomit, human waste, and sweat ... a ghost hunter's paradise!
Blue Spring State Park
in Orange City
Blue Spring State Park is a magical place to visit if you love nature and wildlife. It's the perfect place to hike, bike, fish, canoe, swim and watch manatees!
Castle Otttis in Florida
Castle Otttis
in St. Augustine
Spelled with 3 T's to symbolize the 3 crosses at Calvary, this real castle is one of St. Augustine's hidden treasures.
Haunted fort in St. Augustine
Castillo de San Marcos
in St. Augustine
This medieval fort, built in 1672, has been the scene of many bloody battles, and is now one of the most haunted places in America.
Royal Air Force Cadet Cemetery
in Arcadia
Tucked in among pioneer families & American veterans lies the remains of young men who died far from home, but are not forgotten.
Florida Three Toes
The Giant Penguin
in Clearwater
Tracks of "Florida Three Toes" appeared on the beach of Clearwater from 1948 until 1958; did a giant penguin live in the Gulf of Mexico?
Gibtown
in Gibsonton
During the Great Depression, the human oddities from the popular circus and carnival culture settled in this small town, and their legacy remains.
Mission San Luis in Tallahassee, Florida
Mission San Luis
in Tallahassee
As you walk around looking at the paintings on the walls, you will find it hard not to think about the 900 people buried under the simple dirt floor.
Historic Smallwood Store
in Chokoloskee
Edgar J. Watson hired migrant workers and then murdered them to avoid paying wages. This haunted museum is where the townsfolk killed him!

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Royal Air Force Cadet Cemetery
in Arcadia

The outbreak of World War II found soldiers of the British Commonwealth engaged in fighting on four continents. While fierce fighting raged from Africa to the South Pacific, a desperate air war was underway in the skies over England. If German pilots could crush Royal Air Force bases and destroy planes in the air, Adolf Hitler would be able to invade England and control all of Europe.

Due to the frequent German bombing raids, the R.A.F. had a hard time training young pilots without them being drawn into combat for which they were unprepared. For this reason, the Royal Air Force sent pilots in training to the United States to learn without being under fire. Many of those pilots trained at air bases scattered around Florida.

Sadly, not all those young men made it home. Whether from training errors, equipment failures, illness or other accidents, lives were lost. A long standing British tradition is that soldiers are to be buried where they fall. Therefore, there are British Commonwealth war dead buried in various places around the U.S.

One of those places is Oak Ridge Cemetery in Arcadia, Florida. Tucked in amongst pioneer families, American veterans, and locals is a relatively small, immaculately kept area with 23 identical headstones, each adorned with a red poppy. Here lies the remains of young men that died far from home, but are not forgotten. The plot is overseen by The Imperial War Graves Commission, which has the sole responsibility of ensuring that the final resting place of the Heroes of the Commonwealth are properly taken care of around the globe. While none of these men died under enemy fire, they still died in defense of their country.

These brave boys are a source of pride for the community of Arcadia. Since 1956, the town has held a Memorial Day ceremony at the site which includes bag pipes, Canadian visitors and America WWII vets.

One of the plaques is touching:

The Soldier
Rupert Brooke, 1887 – 1915

If I should die, think only this of me:
   That there’s some corner of a foreign field
That is for ever England. There shall be
   In that rich earth a richer dust concealed;
A dust whom England bore, shaped, made aware,
   Gave, once, her flowers to love, her ways to roam,
A body of England’s, breathing English air,
   Washed by the rivers, blest by suns of home.
And think, this heart, all evil shed away,
   A pulse in the eternal mind, no less
Gives somewhere back the thoughts by England given;
   Her sights and sounds; dreams happy as her day;
And laughter, learnt of friends; and gentleness,
   In hearts at peace, under an English heaven.

If you go, the cemetery closes at sunset. After paying respects to the fallen soldiers, take some time to wander among the graves. You will see many names that are not just pioneers of Arcadia, but Florida as well.